New Release: NorthStar Recipe Viewer (Rapid Release Preview)

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Software: NorthStar Recipe Viewer

Version: Rapid Release Preview

Released: Feb 20th 2013

Available Media:

  • Recipe Viewer Editor:

Preview Links


  • Installation Instructions for Recipe Viewer Portal Upgrade:

1) Download the latest Recipe Viewer Portal located in

Preview Links


2) Extract the contents of the zip file downloaded into your Recipe Viewer Portal folder in the server. They are normally located in c:inetpubwwwrootrv folder (Note: If you made any customizations to any css files or ascx files to change fonts or colors in the portal folder, it may be over written.)


3) Restart IIS.

4) Once the portal folder has been upgraded, you will then need to launch the recipe editor to complete the upgrade. (Note: if the SQL User client used in the Recipe Editor Setup does not have any Database Owner and SysAdmin rights to the database, you may get an error while logging in.)

  • Recipe Viewer Portal Install Full Install:

Preview Links


  • Installation Instructions for brand new Recipe Viewer Portal Full Install:

Release Notes:


  • Staging template enhancements for Multi Lingual Print Template
  • Added support for HTML on announcement page


  • FIXED – When switching from English to Spanish, the quantity field doesn’t resize properly
  • FIXED – Getting Unhandled exception when adding external code to a recipe
  • FIXED – After Upgrade, if you set recipe layout to Stacked, the format changes and the quantity field is not sized properly
  • FIXED – Getting unhandled exception when printing using the multi-language template
  • FIXED – Search Function will find certain recipes in the auto complete box, however when they click the recipe, it will say no recipe found.
  • FIXED – If you fail to connect to a database and get a .net error when logging in, NS Editor will freeze.
  • FIXED – Getting java script errors when running Recipe Viewer through Secure Browser.

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News & Events

  • A New CBS Holiday Tradition – Recipe Book Edition

    Happy Thanksgiving from our families to yours.

    Thank you for your continued support and trust in CBS. We're grateful for each and every one of you.

    We're going back to the universal language of love and a symbol of families for many: food.

    At times when our family is away, food, or the warm memories of gatherings bring us home.

    Our CBS family is happy to share with you this recipe book of our favorite dishes to bring us all closer this holiday season. When we can't celebrate the holiday season with those we love, we hope that sharing our favorite recipes brings some bright joy to you and yours.

    Know that CBS is always here for you, there is always someone on the other side of a phone. If you just need someone to talk to, give us a call. We are here to not only support your restaurants but your people as well.

    Please enjoy these recipes from our families' kitchens and some of our client's kitchens.


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